Marion Technical College has compiled the following list of community resources offering assistance and information during COVID-19.
COVID-19 Information and Prevention
coronavirus.ohio.gov provided by The Ohio Department of Health
COVID-19 Toolkit provided by OhioHealth
Coronavirus (COVID-19) provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Responsible Restart Ohio provided by The Ohio Department of Health
Volunteer and Giving Opportunities
Together Ohio from The Ohio Department of Health. Learn how you can play a part in helping your fellow Ohioans. Ohio officials are developing strategies to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic but they cannot flatten the curve on their own!
Urgent Need for Volunteers from American Red Cross. Numerous opportunities including blood donation and volunteering from home (virtual) positions.
mtc.edu/giving from The MTC Foundation. Support for students is needed more than ever. Learn ways that you can make a difference through scholarships and donations.
Needs Assistance and Resources
Internet Access Information for Marion Families Google document. Includes wireless hotspot locations, subscriber resources and more.
COVID-19 Response and Resources from The United Way of North Central Ohio. Includes resources for healthcare, food, learning, seniors, unemployment and more.
Marion County Resource Directory from The Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission.
Child Care Resources PDF document. Find a local care provider that is right for you and your child/children.
CommUNITY Collaborative Facebook Page from The CommUNITY Collaborative of Marion County.
www.loveincmarion.org from Love INC of Marion.
COVID-19 Legal Updates and Resources from The Legal Aid Society of Columbus.
Open Resources in Marion, Ohio from Marion Matters. Includes resources for food, employment, training and more. (Included operations are subject to change.)
Marion Jobs and Resources from Marion County Job and Family Services. Includes information for job seekers, employers and more.
COVID Careline to Provide Emotional Support for Ohioans: 1-800-720-9616
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) joined with Governor Mike DeWine and RecoveryOhio to launch a new, toll-free careline to provide emotional support for Ohioans who are experiencing stress, anxiety, fear, sadness and loneliness amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ohioans may call 1-800-720-9616 to connect with trained counselors for 24/7 support. The careline is staffed by credentialed counselors who have been trained to provide free, confidential support for a wide range of needs, including mental health concerns, substance use, problem gambling, and more. Individuals experiencing an acute crisis can still reach out to the Ohio Crisis Text Line (keyword 4HOPE to 741 741) or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255). Find more information, and sample social media posts, at http://mha.ohio.gov/careline. Read the full media release.